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. >> that is a pretty shot. thank you, lisa. also cutting edge science turns to toys. we will explain why researchers would build >> welcome back, everyone. it's 6:46 on this sunday, january 20ing. thank you for getting up and watching the abc7 sunday morning news. for your viewing pleasure, a shot from our east bay cam showing you emeryville looking across the bay to san francisco. a nice day on tap as we've had for the last several days. lisa argen says a change is on the way. she will be here to explain in just a few. >>> the cutting edge of science also involves ideas so complicated it's hard to wrap your mind around them. but one innovative program in the bay area is trying to make scientific research more efficient by making parts of it simpler. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> when most people see a stack of legos, you see this, and this guy sees building blocks of science. his campus used piles of them to construct their very own working lego microscope. >> the microscope essentially is made out of two lenses. the first one is here. >> they did need to
, cutting edge science turns to toys. we will explain why researchers would build a real microscope out of legos. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so fun. >> welcome back, it's 5:46. the temperatures in the bay area have been quite mild the last few days but apparently that's going to change, so says lisa argen, who will be coming up with her full accuweather forecast. >>> new this morning as 49ers fever builds and the team once again becomes one of the hottest franchise necessary the nfl, their new stadium in santa clara could open without a naming rights deal. today san francisco chronicle quotes team's spokesman bob lang as saying the team does not have anything in the pipeline yet. adding
varieties but we shouldn't leave out the sciences as well so a lot to celebrate. when i was first introduced to our relatively new counsel general by angela he said "he's one of us" and angela said "i'm not so quite sure counsel general" but i shared with him when i took my seat on the board of supervisors i got a call from jay leno. true story. he called me to congratulate me on my public office and glad to know that other lenos were fairing well and asked if we had family in common and he laughed when i said i was part of his russian jewish part of the family so i left it with that. this is particularly appropriate to do this in san francisco and san francisco is a italian city and always has been and will be and to get things going i have seen you put in some years of service in telea eve and familiar with israel's politics you can get into san francisco's politics and i brought this and i know senator will say something as well and we want to congratulate you and all of our italian american community as we kickoff the year of italian culture in the united states and we look
to many could. stem cell science. watching a man own heart tissue beat outside the body. what it means for all of us. plus the wife of man who hid out for more than two days to survive the hostage crisis in algeria speaks in and out exclusive interview with abc news. >> and insanity defense is not unique but this is sure different. man charmed with the murder of 3 co-workers pwlaiments on his childhood in pwlaiments on his childhood in china. get well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >> good evening again. we begin this half hour with new video out of algeria showing hostages huddled together held cabtive by -- captive held by al qaeda more americans than we previously knew h
a question posed earlier. >> why >> cutting edge of science often involves ideas that you can't can't wrap your mind around them. >> where people see legos this researcher sees a building block of science, his team at university mission bay campus used piles of them to construct their own working lego microscopes. >> it is two lenses. first one is objective. it's here. >> he says they did need special parts in the 3 d printer. a kind of computerized easy bake oven that can make useful items. >> the results? a working device built to answer questions. except one you may be asking now. why build a microscope out of legos? answer is a new program that is designed to change the way scientists think about their work. the director says one goal is to make projects more practical. >> and having work together. in way of brin storming them. it's bringing new dimension to the way it can be done. >> the team was tasked with reimaging uses for a scope development at the university of california. createors envisioned it was as a way of diagnosing diseases but it has yet to be commercialized. scott patt
alameda creek filter gallery project, with environmental science associates to provide environmental analysis services and permitting support; and authorize the general manager to execute this amendment with a time extension of six years, for a total agreement of duration of eight years, 10 months. >> [speaker not understood]. good afternoon, commissioners. tm kelly. this project, the alameda creek, per alameda creek filter gallery project is located in [speaker not understood] on alameda creek. it is to recapture water that is released for fisheries, habitat enhancement from the calaveras dam. the project started in january 2010, then it was placed on hold for -- since november 2011, basically two years. and now we are ready, almost ready. the planning has been going on to plan the project and we're almost ready to start environmental review again, but we don't have enough time. so, therefore, we're asking for a three-year, five-month extension. there was a slight error in the agenda item under amendment number 1. if you look at that, it says extension by sick years. >> yes. >> but
or -- yeah? >> i believe so, is that true? yes, my science advisors, that's why they're here. >> [inaudible]. >> yeah. there are a lot of carcinogens in diesel exhaust, yeah. >> [inaudible]. >> well, you're still seeing an oil that combusts, some of them we know burn more cleanly than others but if it's combusting, you end up with productions of combustion, it may not be better for pollution on the other side, depending on how clean the air burns and that's a theme we end up talking about a fair bit unfortunately is that bio doesn't always mean it's safer, it can, it can definitely mane we're reducing destruction of greenhouse gases but it can still make bad things outs of good ingredients if you know what i mean, another outdoor thing is to reduce your reliance on household pesticides so the active ingredients can be of concern, the pesticide itself, but most pesticide companies done label what are called the inert ingredient, that's the one that's not doing the pest killing per se, they can still really be bad chemicals, endocrine sdrukt tersest can be there, your baby crawls on your lawn
award. during school time i like learning math and science, because my teacher uses chinese to explain. if the teachers didn't teach my cousins and my sisters and me how to speak chinese, we wouldn't be able to speak in restaurants. once again, thank you. [applause] [speaking foreign language] >> good evening, everyone, i am winnie chi, i am the body president of alice fong yu, this is like a second home to me. the teachers and my friends support me and they make me feel special. and also staff members and teachers guarantee that we have a safe environment to learn. and they make us feel comfortable and safe to share our feelings. i enjoy math and science, because the teachers teach us in chinese. and they teach us step by step. i am proud to be a student at alice fong yu. thank you. [speaking foreign language] [applause] >> hello, everyone, i am maze. i a seventh grader at alice fong yu, and i am peer mediator. afy is an amazing school. the chinese i learned there has been helpful in so many situations. if not for me being able to speak chinese, i would not be able to communicate with
are three key ethical -- the first one is this. i do not think that there is any legitimate basis in science, medicine, or any ethical code that i know of or the bible, for that matter for our criminal law tdistinguishing between those wo have alcohol and tobacco and people who put other substances in their body. there is no legitimate basis for distinguishing between the alcoholic on the one hand under criminal law and between the drug addict on the other. that is first. the second ethical point is i hope most of you agree with this. i do not believe that anybody should be punished simply for what we put into our own bodies absent harm to others. nobody deserves to be punished for what we put in our bodies absent harm to others. hurt somebody, yes and not tell me your addiction was the excuse. we need to be regarded as sovereign over our minds and bodies. the criminal law should not be treating anyone as a criminal for what we put in here. when one is trying to pursue a particular public health or public safety objective, reducing the harm of drugs or whatever it might be. and when you have
's not on the rise and neither is cyber bullying and the top scholars in the country and in social science and psychology that saying that, so that's an important distinction so thank you both so much. >> and there is that and -- there's a balance between -- i mean when i hear that bullying is going down i mean all of us should rejoice because that to me is indicative of the fact of the work in communities across the country are starting to pay off, but it's going to be hard in this ark and we are in this area and people are coming forward, kids are coming forward . suicides that would have been kept forward or not reporting and we're learning thanks to rapid fire and thanks to social networking or facebook and this is a sued -- all of this the -- the volume of bullying is going to rise in proportion with i think the actual drop in occurrences so to balance that and be aware of that i think is important. >>i totally agree, and that's really to rosylyn's point about this being a very, very important moment and we need to did it right. just on the subject of suicide the surgeon general cam
statewide. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live in san jose where officials warn that this potentially deadly flu season is only getting started. john? >> reporter: that's right. tonight i have been seeing more and more people coughing and keeping their distance. officials say one death, there could be many more. >> typical peak of flu a month away the first flu death. >> a 98-year-old woman that had chronic illnesses. >> reporter: he said she died a week ago. althoughthe state does not report deaths in those over 65. we found a myth keeping some from getting the flu shot. >> i am scared. it gets me sick. >> reporter: but they are swamped with demand and out of flu vaccine. i checked this walgreen's. they had 100 doses right now but would ship what is left tomorrow to other stores that have run out. it is procrastinators and people seeing a bad flu season back east. >> this is not the typical time but that is what we are seeing. >> reporter: the county will offer two flu shot clinics here in san jose. some doctors and the medical center also have vaccine. this dea
live." >> kids teachers and me the difference between boys and girls and science brought some reverse helium balloons that do this. luke, i am your father. >> is that for real? >> i don't know. it is funny. >> "jimmy kimmle live" is >>> if you are hoping to be decked out in 49er apparel for sunday's big game and you don't have any yet, you better get on it. there is a run on all things niners. we caught up with the team as they were leaving for atlanta today. ama dates is live for us in the south bay. ama? >> yes, carolyn. 49ers fever has swept the bay area. somebody walked behind me and said woo-hoo, kaepernick. while the team is in atlanta, the fans are with them in spirit. as the 49ers prepare to take on the falcons in atlanta, fans at the sports authority are buying up the team apparel. >> i got lucky with the kaepernick jersey i got that was the right size and it was the last one. >> he needed to wear it to the house party he is going to with friends. others will catch the game in places like pedro's tavern in san pedro. >> we have been getting calls sunday and even sunday evenin
and make new averages and they have been trending. i think that is new normal. >> the science at many weather conferences i have attended provided proof and the glaciers and charts of the temperatures rising, not just in one location around the country. i think certainly global warming is a huge threat to the bay area. if it continues at current pace we could be seeing major climate changes. we're seeing changes around the country and around the world. >> i have to say one of the best tools we have is live doppler 7-hd. >> leigh glaser, "abc 7 news" meteorologist. >> when i am out in the field reporting on weather, it is spot on. it is so reliable, it's accurate live doppler 7. >> it's on mount st. helena. it is farther west than any other bay area radar. >> with radarn ands location and location, like real estate having ours in the north and farther to the west is going to help us sees comin storms cominn or coming in from the west. we will be able to see them quicker. >> logan johnson, national weather service. >> ours is located near san jose so it doesn't cover the north bay so we
promised action on climate change. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler joins us now live in foster city with reaction and the reality. john? >> reporter: indeed it is beautiful here tonight at center park but experts tell me do nothing and today's children will inherit a changed world. >> reporter: foster city could be at the bottom of the bay as seas rise from climate change, water, food and civilization disrupted. >> we will respond to the threat of climate change knowing the failure to do so would betray our children. >> reporter: he devoted a minute to climate change. it was more than in the reelection campaign so it was a welcome surprise. >> reporter: he notes climate and energy reform failed three years ago when democrats controlled congress. >> it is hard to imagine this congress really approving aggressive legislation on the climate issue. >> people notice global changes and controlling carbon emissions are so important citizens should speak up. >> voice opinion so our congressmen will push for it. >> if everybody does a little bit it could be done. i am not sure you could
issues. gang violence and brain science and crime, these are issues at the forefront and deserve all of our attention. this is a greatat>> your going p with me because i liked to wander around and see faces. you have learned more about me that a lot of people know. for the last 10 years i have been married to someone who was a deputy chief of the lapd and i now refer to him as being in recovery. at the same time, i have been working extensively with home with industries, and my brother said, if he had dreamed i would be married to a policeman and working with a priest, somebody would be lying. i have been working with gangs and been involved with gangs, trying to figure them out for 34 years. i began as a young social worker in south los angeles. with gang infested housing projects that are now almost mythic, jordan downs and nickerson gardens, and i worked in these projects during what is referred to as the decade of death, when crack and unregulated gun availability laid waste to communities of color. in los angeles during the late 1980's and early 1990's, there were 1000 homicides
health and safety information on chemicals, would use the best science to assess safety, so not old science but new science, would seek to protect vulnerable populations like we talked about way back when, right, prenatally and in pregnancy, those ones that are maybe more vulnerable to chemical exposures and also to reduce exposures in communities with unfair burden of exposures, we know that very often, poor communities, communities of color, communities with less resources are exposed to higher levels of chemicals so we have to reduce that unfair burden because they already have enough unfair burden, so that calls for some comprehensive changes and we want to see those happen. the senate is not likely to reconvene and vote on this bill because we are winding down of course with this legislative session and this particular administration in terms of senates turning over, they're all -- most of them are up for re-election, house is turning over -- about half of them are up for re-election and of course presidential election as well, and so it is very likely of course that this will
have any announcements? >> yes, please science all cell phones and electronic devices. any documents to be included as part of the testimony should be submitted to clerk. items acted upon today will be appear on the january 29th brzagenda unless otherwise stated >> thank you, could you call items 1 and 2. >> item 1,resolution approving a lease agreement between the city and county of san francisco and the city of san francisco japan center garage corporation for the japan center public parking garage with an initial term of 10 years and two 5-year options. item 2 lease resolution approving a lease agreement between the city and county of san francisco and the uptown parking corporation for the sutter stockton public parking garage. >> good morning, steve lee with sfmta. the two items before you one is a lease for the japan center garage with the japan center garage corporation. and a lease with the uptown parking corporation for the sutter stockton garage. both of the general terms for both leases are essentially the same. they are 10-year leases for $1 and they both have two 5-
of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30, 45, or 91 bus. the garden was designed by thoma
your flu shot yet? if you haven't you might have problems finding a place to get it. health and science editor john fowler tells us why it could be in short supply. >> reporter: no question this vaccine can protect you if you could find it. doctors say the flu is headed our way. >> reporter: at kaiser hospital today -- >> i am afraid you have an air infection. >> reporter: she brought in her son. >> can you open big for me? >> reporter: he is feeling sick. neither had the flu vaccine. they each got a flu shot but we learned flu vaccine may soon be hard to come by. kaiser bought 1% of the nation's total supply. >> for this week we are okay. but beyond then we are not sure about our supply. >> reporter: i called contra costa county target pharmacy, cvs and walgreen's, all were out for at least a week. that means perhaps people have been getting their shots. >> all the other states have been getting it and it is getting close. >> not really, i don't get the flu shot. >> why? because i have asthma. and also my neighbor got sick. >> reporter: officials say people should contact their healthc
weather, flu season is arriving. the number of cases in california is increasing and health and science editor joun fowler reports, the flu vaccine is already running low. >> walnut creek's kaiser hospital today. >> i'm afraid you have an ear infection, my friend. >> kelly westing brought in her five-year-old son. >> can you open big for me. >> he's feeling sick, symptoms similar to the flu. neither had had the flu vaccine. >> salo and his mom each got a flu shot, but we've learned that flu vaccine in the bay area may soon be hard to come by. >> kaiser bought one and a third million doses, 1% of the nation's total supply. >> for this week, we're okay, but beyond then, we're not really sure about our vaccine supply. >> i called continue cost county target pharmacy, cvs and walgreens all said they were out of vaccine for at least week. that may mean people have been getting their shots, perhaps worried about what they've seen back east. >> all the other states have gotten it really bad. it's getting really close, and i know a lot of people who didn't get the flu shot. >> not really. i usu
they come up with 11%? >> it's science. >> yes. it's science. >> boxers wear sweet suit autos yes. >> and interesting design. anyway. don't forget jimmy kimmel live every night right here on abc 7. he gave a comment teary big announcement on a new search tool. >> mark zuckerberg announced if you post one more picture of your cat sleeping they're going delete your ak graph search delivers search results more customized by incorporating information from your network of friends. you can ask who are my friends that live in san francisco? and ill it will answer, if have you to ask that, you don't have friends. >> i'm rung low on friends now. manhattanno and phillip phillips. week nights 11:35 p.m. and then, night line comes on after jimmy. >> still ahead here, the new emergency notification coming to marin county. plus. >> if you have pride in 40 401 -- 415, you might hate 628. when the new code is coming up. >> in abc 7 newsroom, new battle line drawn over guns and gun control. today's issue that aims to protect the privacy. >> and a push for moron line college courses. today, regents
in california. health and science editor john fowler is live with a shortage of flu vaccine. john? >> reporter: that's right. doctors warn this is just the first of what promises to be a deadly flu season. one death, expect more. >> with the peek of flu a month -- peak of flu a month away. >> a 98-year-old woman that had chronic illnesses. >> reporter: she said she died a week ago. although the state does not report flu deaths in those over 65. we found a myth keeping some from getting the flu vaccine. >> i am scared because it gets you sick. >> reporter: but they are swamped with demand and out of flu vaccine. they had 100 doses right now but would ship what is left to other stores that ran out. it is procrastinators and people seeing a bad flu season back east. >> this isn't the typical time but that is what we are seeing. >> reporter: doctors recommend school hand wash and encourage everyone to get a flu shot. at 6:00 p.m. where you can get a flu shot even if your doctor have none. reporting live in san jose, health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a new study says g
can schedule an update with our behavioral sciences unit. i know that we've had -- they came before us. i know the chief has augmented that unite significantly. but we want to hear from them and see how things are going. i know we've had some issues within the department recently and we want to address that. >> also dr. gayle martin will be 7 and at scottish rights temple on february 8. he gives a fabulous case on suicide prevention and the stresses on law enforcement. >> president mazzucco: we did receive that e-mail today and it's open to the commissioners if you want to attend. we had a very good meeting with mary dunnigan's group and if we can have kelly dunn present. these are issues that involved the community and the department so i would like an update on that. >> i second that getting an update from the behavioral science unit because i remember last year we worked on this and we had a couple of recommendations. the chief was very supportive and i'm curious about how all of the recommendations have panned out, how it's been implemented. i definitely feel very sad for the offic
predecessors. it puts him in and somebody tops the list. >>> this is a very special science fair, he will showcase projects for more than 80 students. the goal is to encourage african-american students to have careers in science and technology. the nassau research center is all planning on sending representatives to judge this competition. it will happen at cyprus headquarters in san jose. >>> well, a milestone on mars. we will have more on the rover and how it is working on the red planet. . >>> the oldest of the mars rover and the opportunity has been quietly working on the surface. the mission was to explore three months and the opportunity is showing its age. it has a front wheel and it doesn't work well so the rover mostly moves in reverse and literally can stick from time to time but it uncovers clues that water does exist on mars. let's check in with sal, we are not going to work you hard. >> some of us who have to workings it seems like a holiday because of the commute. southbound getting to 880 that traffic is moving well and a half my friends don't have to workings the othe
people programming them in the background, we see them do stuff that looks like science fiction. >> the jeopardy playing supercomputer champion is a favorite example of that these days. >> terry gough talked about inserting robots where we saw chinese workers. american workers built things. that got shipped over to china. chinese workers said, hey, i kind of like this disposable income and jobs. is it possible we could ship that back to the united states and give it to robots and china would get lost and never take part in the industrial revolution? >> if your comparative advantage in the world economy is cheap manual labor, that is really precarious. a couple more ticks of moore's law. >> they can do similar things. >> the robots are getting more capable over time and cheaper over time. >> that could be devastating for india and china. >> it can. >> and maybe for us. >> i would rather have our problems than anybody else's problems right now the phenomenon you described is already taking place. you pointed out earlier that we've been shedding manufacturing jobs since about 1980
, looking good. over night lows not bad. >> thank you. >>> dozens of students have advanced in the science talent search. the list includes teams from men low school and gun high school in palo alto to name a few. we posted a complete list of the students and the high schools taking part on >>> coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. oakland leaders address the surge in violence. but are the pozles make -- proposals making people feel safer? the big mark down coming for the latest version of a popular car. ktvu'sler -- join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >> reporter: jim harbaugh talks about his players and the preparations for the next big playoff game against the atlanta falcons. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems
happy. london, -- i'm here representing not galileo anymore, but -- galileo academy of science and technology. we are so very proud of you today. wherever you go, let the young people know from -- to city hall, that you have arrived today. let them know where you went to school today so they can have hope. my younger sisters, cohen, kim, you're always there. where's the opera house? we thank you. hbcu. that makes my heart happy. this commissioners would not be sitting here today, former commissioner mar, former commissioner jane kim, now supervisor. former commissioner norman yee. no supervisor. you give our people hope. i will say that malia cohen, would be the next president of the board of supervisors. supervisor kennedy and doris ward, they showed you what to do. good luck and god bless each of you. >> my name is michael -- i want to say welcome to the class of 2013. congratulations for making yourself available and here at city hall. second, i want to point out that two of the nominees need to have a legislative aide if they will be board president, if malia cohen and
by the proceedings of national academy of science. crisp clear chilly night around the bay year. it is indeed. city hall lit up and 49ers red gold show of support for the team. big nfc championship weekend this well also sporting the red gold trim. spencer is in for sandhya tonight with the forecast. >> crisp. makes you seem not quite so cold but it's cold. here's look at life doppler 7 hd. temperatures plummeting coping in 31 apartment below. 34 santa rosa 36 novato. 35 at fairfield. 33 at livermore. temperatures dropping all around the bay area one of the coldest nights of the season. and two hour temperature change rather striking if someplaces 90 degrees colder at this in our than this 11 degrees colder right now in napa 5 degrees colder santa rosa and fairfield and 6 degrees cold interoakland. this is going to be a colder night over all than we had last nature. very cold over nature with freeze warning foster i'm happy to say will start to build in around the week. 26 in napa santa rosa and fairfield. 28 maybe even lower. twain at concord and morgan hill 32 at san jose and it drops
baker's feel. he -- bakersfield. witnesses said he walked into a science classroom and shot another 16-year-old student in the chest. they will try him as an adult. >> the factors we considered to reach this decision were the circumstances southering the inn -- surrounding this incident, the fact that a firearm was used the severity to cleveland and the evidence of premeditation and deliberation. >> cleveland, the gunshot victim is in a medically- induced coma but doctors expect him that fully recover but after extensive surgery. >>> three students are facing drug charges after cookies made their way around campus. two other students had to go to the hospital after eating the pot laced snacks. they arrested the 14-year-old who brought the fax to school and two others were arrested for giving out the snacks. >>> it has caused short damages and shots are still available. health officials announced there is no shortage anywhere in the state. keizer hospital ordered more than a trillion doses however some stores have temporarily ran out with more expected to arrive next week. >> others are
creates social change. it takes everything from science to faith. it is that fertile place right in the middle we really exceptional campaigning happens. and that is why i strive to be. i would like to do this in memoriam. may she rest in peace. the next item, a number of you have heard about. that is, a charter amendment that i am introducing today that is get the six votes we'll put a measure on the ballot before the voters of the city and county of san francisco to give the opportunity to rename our airport the harvey milk san francisco international airport. a lot of has been said about the renaming of the airport. the one thing i'm committed to is to make sure that we have an open and transparent process. all of us as individuals, whether we think about it or not, have a special relationship with our city's airport. while it is important for me, and this approach was to make sure that whatever happened, at the end of the day we gave the voters of the city and county
to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. located near the academy of sciences, shakespeare's garden was designed in 1928 by the california spring and wild flower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil little garden tucked behind the path of a charming rot iron gate with romantic magic. the overarching cherry trees, the gorgeous big walkway and brick wall, the benches, the rustic sun dial.
expansion can get into the high schools and get kids into math and science and even language and other programs that can get them ready so they'll be part of that pool that come to u.c. >> i think we should think about the day -- and this is maybe in a five-year period, maybe 15% of the courses taken by each undergraduate would be online. >> reporter: while the governor says online courses will streamline costs, others don't think it will. it's that flop you mentioned earlier. recent reports say u.c. systems spend more than $4 million in marketing in online courses to anybody outside the university. since it started last year, only four people have signed up and some say it's just smoking mirrors. >> you spend a lot more money on administration, on equipment, on staff, on various things related to the technology and you actually take money away from instruction education. so i'm afraid it's a recipe for administrative bloat. >> reporter: many in the meeting actually thank governor brown for finding $10 million in the budget for increasing online education. no comment from the governor
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